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H is for Hawk / Helen MacDonald.

By: MacDonald, Helen, 1970-.
Contributor(s): White, T. H. (Terence Hanbury), 1906-1964. Goshawk.
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 2014Description: 300 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780224097000 : (hbk.).Subject(s): Bird watchingDDC classification: 920
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Winner of the Samuel Johnson prize for non-fiction 2014.

"As a child, Helen MacDonald was determined to become a falconer. She learned the arcane terminology and read all the classic books, including T. H. White's tortured masterpiece, The Goshawk, which describes White's struggle to train a hawk as a spiritual contest." - see dustjacket.

Helen Macdonald is a writer, poet, illustrator, historian and affiliate at the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge. Her books include Falcon (2006) and Shaler's Fish (2001).

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